The Minnesota Daily

All content by Jennifer Schneider

Calgon, take me away!

April 10, 2003

Susan Enan's folk-infused pop possesses an ethereal quality inviting anyone trying to describe it to pull out some classic music clichés: haunting, evocative, like a warm embrace. I should point...

Hearing a voice I’d known

March 13, 2003

Joan Baez's rebellious roots run deep. At age 16, she had her first run-in with authority when she refused to leave school during an air-raid drill. Only six years later, she was performing "We Shall Overcome"...

Music hath charms

March 6, 2003

When one of my closest friends called this weekend to request a favor, my immediate response was, "Which Dylan show does Ben want now?" I had grown used to helping her impress her crush-turned-boyfriend...

If I’m a slave, I’m a slave to the rhythm

February 27, 2003

All those pining for the authentic rock bands of your youth, take heart. Audioslave is neither Soundgarden nor Rage Against the Machine, nor does it strive to be, but when former Soundgarden front man...

Make new friends, but keep the old

February 6, 2003

Don't ask the members of Friends Like These to discuss in detail their musical backgrounds or philosophies. These boys are much more interested in letting their music do the talking. When asked what inspired...

All His Far-Flung Friends

January 30, 2003

A gifted musician. A gourmet cook. A first-rate storyteller and friend. It's no wonder so many friends liked to drop in on Dave Van Ronk throughout the years. This Sunday, three of those friends (Spider...

Capturing something real

June 6, 2001

A Nazi concentration camp survivor selling Fuller brushes door-to-door. Andy Warhol. A dead father. What do these people have in common? All were immortalized in paintings by Alice Neel. Born in suburban...

GLBT collection displays diversity

May 23, 2001

With Minneapolis' Gay Pride celebration less than five weeks away, the installation of the Jean-Nickolaus Tretter Collection in the West Bank's Elmer L. Andersen Library couldn't come at a better time. Boasting...

Debate team lets students hone thinking skills

October 9, 2000

University students who like to debate, discuss and dispute now have one less thing to argue about. For the first time in 25 years, the University has a debate team. Founded last September by junior David...

Hotline designed by student offers support and answers questions

September 19, 2000

For years, students with questions on topics ranging from peanut butter to the Peace Corps needed only to wander as far as Nicholson Hall to find the answer. There, members of the Minnesota Women's Center...